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PM88111: NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION THROWN DURING GETCONNECTION AND WHEN CONNECTION POOL IS FULL

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • NullPointerException thrown during getConnection and
    when connection pool is full . The following exception can be
    found in the log file.
    
    
    com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.servlet.ServletWrapper service
    SRVE0068E:
    Uncaught exception created in one of the service methods of the
    servlet /Theme/Default.jsp in application Theme_war.
    Exception created : java.lang.NullPointerException
        at
    com.ibm.ejs.j2c.FreePool.createOrWaitForConnection(FreePool.java
    :1175)
        at
    com.ibm.ejs.j2c.PoolManager.reserve(PoolManager.java:2505)
        at
    com.ibm.ejs.j2c.ConnectionManager.allocateMCWrapper(ConnectionMa
    nager.java:1063)
        at
    com.ibm.ejs.j2c.ConnectionManager.allocateConnection(ConnectionM
    anager.java:700)
        at
    com.ibm.ws.rsadapter.jdbc.WSJdbcDataSource.getConnection(WSJdbcD
    ataSource.java:668)
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server users of version 7.0 and 8.0.        *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: NullPointerException during             *
    *                      getConnection call.                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    NullPointerException was thrown when getConnection call
    compares the Connection Request Info and Security subject in
    the existing ManagedConnection, which was Null.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The fix addressed the NullPointerException and handles
    comparison with an alternate ManagedConnection instance.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix packs 7.0.0.31 and 8.0.0.8.  Please refer to the
    Recommended Updates page for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM88111

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-04-30

  • Closed date

    2013-07-10

  • Last modified date

    2013-11-07

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels

  • R700 PSY

       UP

  • R800 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 7.0

Reference #: PM88111

Modified date: 07 November 2013